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BSIST Flex Option

Register for Flex Library Services

Online students and faculty have access to the same resources and support from UWM Libraries that are available to students and teachers in a traditional campus setting. You can:

  • Have articles sent to you electronically.
  • Talk to a librarian via chat, email, or telephone.
  • Use the library's electronic resources remotely.
  • Borrow books from the nearest University of Wisconsin library.
  • Have books you need sent to you in the mail (only available if all classes are taken online).

All you need is your Campus ID, PantherCard, and Library Account.

Set up your library account (ILLIAD)

Contact the Interlibrary Loan office at 1-877-893-8583 (toll free), 414-229-4493 (local) or email or

You should include: your name, your UWM ID number, and your major/program.

Don't forget!

Be sure your home address is up to date in PAWS. This is the address used to mail materials. If you would like items to be mailed to a different address (i.e. work address), please notify Beth Kucera in the Interlibrary Loan Office.

Now make your requests

To request items, go to ILLiad and login with your 11-digit campus ID number and last name. ALL REQUESTS need to be submitted in ILLiad, including items owned by UWM and other UW libraries.